For Immediate Release: November 21, 2022
Contact: Michael Earls at [email protected]
TheDream.US College Scholarship Applications Open for New York Immigrant Youth
Visit https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/ for Application and Eligibility Information for Nation’s Largest College Access and Support Program for Dreamers
Washington, DC – TheDream.US, the nation’s largest college access and success program for immigrant youth, today offered a reminder that its Scholarship round for the 2023-2024 academic year is open for New York immigrant students. Applications are open to immigrant students with or without DACA or TPS who came to the U.S. before the age of 16 and before Nov. 1, 2017. This year, the tenth scholarship application round since the organization’s founding, TheDream.US has updated its eligibility criteria to make higher education and career options available for even more Dreamers. We welcome all undocumented students who meet our eligibility criteria to apply before the National Scholarship deadline at the end of February 2023.
For undocumented students living in New York, TheDream.US offers the National Scholarship. Partner Colleges for New York applicants include Baruch College, Borough of Manhattan Community College, Bronx Community College, Brooklyn College, College of Staten Island, Farmingdale State University, Hostos Community College, Hunter College, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Kingsborough Community College, LaGuardia Community College, Lehman College, Medgar Evers College, New York City College of Technology, Queens College, Queensborough Community College, Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, SUNY Old Westbury, The City College of New York, University at Albany, and York College.
- The National Scholarship is for Dreamers who are about to graduate high school or earn a GED; current community college students; or current university students to attend a Partner College in their state. The National Scholarship is for tuition and fees up to $16,500 for an associate’s degree and $33,000 for a bachelor’s degree. Deadline for applications is February 28, 2023. Full information on eligibility and how to apply for the National Scholarship available HERE.
According to Gaby Pacheco, Director of Advocacy, Communications, and Development of TheDream.US: “We are proud to support highly motivated immigrant youth in New York and across the country in their pursuit of higher education and a meaningful career. Through the stories and successes of our more than 3,000 TheDream.US college graduates and our currently enrolled Scholars, we have seen how providing opportunities to immigrant youth transforms lives and strengthens our shared country. We want to thank our wonderful Partner Colleges in New York and those across America for their dedication and support and for helping us support additional Dreamers’ college and career goals.”
For information on eligibility and how to apply, visit https://thedream.us/scholarships/
TheDream.US is the nation’s largest college and career success program for undocumented immigrant students, having provided more than 8,750 college scholarships to Dreamers attending over 80 partner colleges in 21 states and Washington, DC. We believe everyone, regardless of where they were born, should have equitable access to a college education, a meaningful career, and opportunities to contribute to the communities they call home. For more information on TheDream.US, visit www.thedream.us
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